What the world would look like if it was 100 people

What the world would look like if it was 100 people

Our earth is currently home to 7.1 billion people and it is predicted that by 2050, the world's population will reach over 9 billion people. That's a lot of people! To put into perspective the issues we face today, we asked the question - what would the world look like represented by 100 people?
Movies inspired by the life of the great Mandela

Movies inspired by the life of the great Mandela

July 18 iS Mandela Day, a time for everyone to reflect and recognise the incredible contributions one man made to an entire generation, an entire world. He serves as a beacon of hope for anyone who ever went against the fold and fought for what was right, regardless of the consequences. In our minds all…...
How 250 people are trying to change the world

How 250 people are trying to change the world

Our ONE Youth Ambassadors do not have it easy. From defending the international development budget in France, signing up 100s of MPs to the Just Say Yes campaign in the UK, letting the EU know that Poverty is Sexist, and taking on the G7 in Germany, they’ve already been pretty busy this year.
10 times world leaders made us hopeful for the future

10 times world leaders made us hopeful for the future

There are 1.2 billion people living in extreme poverty globally, a number that has more than halved since 1990 thanks to the help of global funding and programs such as the Millennium Development Goals. But 2015 is the final year of the MDG's - so what's next?
Why we need a data revolution to drive development

Why we need a data revolution to drive development

Did you know 1 in 3 children do not exist officially? We live in a world where millions of people matter so little that they are uncounted. Their births are not recorded; they can’t access basic healthcare, enough food or an education. This year we expect ambitious new global goals to end extreme poverty, but if we don’t ...
Follow the Money: real stories of how open data can change lives

Follow the Money: real stories of how open data can change lives

Today we’re launching our Follow the Money portal. It's a collection of real community stories that show how transparency and access to information has led to change for people living in poverty. We want to prove to governments, businesses, citizens, and the world, the real impact that access to information can make
This week: All eyes on Addis Ababa

This week: All eyes on Addis Ababa

This week, the Third Financing for Development Conference (FfD) is taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. While some of us have been focused on this moment for the past year and a half, others may be forgiven for not having a clue what it’s about.
Malala’s 18th birthday request: support #BooksNotBullets

Malala’s 18th birthday request: support #BooksNotBullets

Malala turns 18 on 12th July and she wants you to support the cause she almost died fighting for: access to education for everyone. World leaders have the money to educate every child around the world – but they are choosing to spend it on other things, like their military budgets. Join the #BooksNotBullets campaign.